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Meaning of MARKSMAN

Pronunciation:  'murksmun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone skilled in shooting

MARKSMAN is a 8 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: crack shot, sharpshooter
 See Also: Annie Oakley, franc-tireur, Oakley, rifleman, shooter, shot, sniper



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Marks"man\, n.; pl. {Marksmen}. [Earlier markman; mark
+ man.]
1. One skillful to hit a mark with a missile; one who shoots

2. (Law) One who makes his mark, instead of writing his name,
   in signing documents. --Burrill.

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